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The Amherst House Block stood at the corner of South Pleasant and Amity Streets. The Amherst House Hotel was in operation on the upper levels and a number of businesses were located on the street level. Note the Jones Library signs on the second…

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Entrance to the Munson Memorial Library building shaded by a large maple tree.

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East side view of the North Amherst Library from across Montague Road.

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Photograph taken from in front of the Whipple House on North Pleasant Street. The Jones Library operations moved into this house two days after the disastrous fire that destroyed the Amherst House in December of 1926. The elliptical window (barely…

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Pelham granite and Longmeadow sandstone were used in the construction of this chapel, which was dedicated in 1886. The architect was Stephen C. Earle of Worcester. The college library operated on the first floor and the chapel on the second.

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Pelham granite and Longmeadow sandstone were used in the construction of this chapel, which was dedicated in 1886. The architect was Stephen C. Earle of Worcester. The college library operated on the first floor and the chapel on the second.

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View showing a reading room in Morgan Library.

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View showing a reading room in Morgan Library with a woodstove for heating.

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View of Morgan Library after the 1882 addition was completed. The new addition included the librarian's office and a large book room in the rear.

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View showing a reading room in Morgan Library.

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View of a reading room on the second floor of the Morgan Library which contained reference books and periodical literature.

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View of Morgan Library on South Pleasant Street in Amherst. The Library was constructed in the years 1852-53 by Henry A. Sykes of Springfield who was the architect and the contractor. The building was dedicated November 22, 1853.
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